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   Posted 7/8/2010 2:43 PM (GMT -6)   
Would you believe that yesterday when I had my appointment with my GP I said no to some medication. Not because I was going with out pain relief but because he offered me so much medication. I walked awau with 4 different types of medication. Something to help me sleep, something for the pain my blood pressure meds. [ which is so good the doc had to take it twice to make sure he had the right reading. My anti depression meds. Yes it was a great visit.
I have my flu injection March every year, this year something happened and I got mine yesterday  at the doctors] usually I need to get a scipt for it, no he gave it too me there. I could not even tell you where they gave me the injection now.
So I left feeling pretty good. When my DH asked me what took so long, I had to explain we talk like friends. No I am glad I went to this doctor now.
Kathy from the land down under and where live it has forgotten it is winter where we have a min tempture of 60 plus everynight.
FMS, CFS, Migraineh

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   Posted 7/8/2010 3:02 PM (GMT -6)   
Kathy, I am glad you had a great doctor's appointment. It is a wonderful feeling
to leave the doc's office knowing that your concerns were heard and believed and
that your symptoms are being treated. A good doctor will always take time for his
patients. I'm glad you found one.

Hugs, Robin
Fibromyalgia, MCTD (Lupus, Scleroderma & RA) Raynaud's, Osteoporosis,
Osteoarthritis, Degenerative Disc Disease, Migraines, and Hypertension
Prescription Meds: Savella, Cyclobenzaprine, Methotrexate, Diltiazem, Boniva,
Folic Acid.  OTC Meds: Multi-vitamin. Vit, D, Vitamin B12 & calciim supplements

getting by
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   Posted 7/8/2010 3:36 PM (GMT -6)   
Hi Kathy,

I too am happy that you had a good doctors visit. It sounds like he is thorough. You are fortunate. Is this the first time that you have seen this particular doctor? I am happy that everything went so well.

Best wishes to you for a wonderful day.

Hugs, Karen
  Moderator-Depression and fibromyalgia
fibromyalgia, Chronic fatigue, depression,allergies

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Date Joined Nov 2008
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   Posted 7/8/2010 5:48 PM (GMT -6)   
That's great, Kathy. I have a great doctor, too, although lately, he's been slipping a little! Will have to keep an eye on that.
   Fibromyalgia, possible Meniere's, elevated liver enzymes, skin grafting on back, arthritis, scoliosis, lumbar disc damage, sciatica, IBS, migraine headaches, tachycardia, skin cancer surgeries on face
    Nortriptyline, Clonazepam, Darvocet as needed
    Multivitamins, l-lysine, probiotics, magnesium, malic acid, calcium + vit. D, vit. C
    Chiropractic adjustments
This too shall pass....

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Date Joined Aug 2005
Total Posts : 384
   Posted 7/8/2010 6:58 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm happy that the appt. went so well, that means a lot to have such a caring dr.
Fibromyalgia,arthritis,raynauds syndrome,gastroparesis,IBS,depression,severe costochondritis
God and Family is my life.

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   Posted 7/9/2010 3:20 PM (GMT -6)   
Yay!! A good doctor is worth his weight in gold. I've been blessed with a wonderful doctor, and I'm glad you've found one too. :-)

Hugs - Austen
"There is no charm equal to tenderness of  heart." - Jane Austen

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   Posted 7/9/2010 5:10 PM (GMT -6)   
Kathy, I want your doctor.........LOL
Denise from Pittsburgh, Pa
 ***diagnosis: high blood pressure, gastritis, fibromyalgia, hepatitis (SVR/cleared),  disc problems in neck, depression, anxiety & stress, cervical headaches, porphyria-PCT, IBS
 ***meds: metroplol 25mg, zoloft 150mg, gabapentin 300mg 3x a day zocor , (soma, fioronal, tramadol, as needed).
 ***other supps: calcium, vit D 2,000-4,000 per, milk thistle, vit C &E, acidopholos (sp?),  
CO-Q 10,  flax or fish oil, ginsing, magnesium, B complex,

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